How to Install wget on Fedora 16

In this post, i will show the quick steps to install wget on linux Fedora 16 server. wget command does not exist on your Fedora 16 with minimum installation. Wget is a free network utility for linux to download files from the Web. Therefore, there is simple step to install the wget command utility into your RHEL 6 server. This post assumed that you have set up local yum repository using your DVDROM.

If you haven’t set up the local yum repository, please proceed to this steps :
How to Setup Local Yum Repository from CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image on Fedora 16

Without wget command installed, you will get this error :

[root@fedora16 ~]# wget
-bash: wget: command not found

Simply run the following command to install wget command :

[root@fedora16 ~]# yum install wget -y
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package wget.i686 0:1.12-4.fc16 will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

 Package          Arch             Version                    Repository                       Size
 wget             i686             1.12-4.fc16                Fedora16-Repository             478 k

Transaction Summary
Install       1 Package

Total download size: 478 k
Installed size: 1.8 M
Downloading Packages:
Running Transaction Check
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : wget-1.12-4.fc16.i686                                                            1/1

  wget.i686 0:1.12-4.fc16